Taylor Herschbach

#33 Taylor Herschbach

Pos. IF
Ht. 5-6
Yr. So.
Hometown Lockport, Ill.
High School (Prev. School) Lockport Township

2020: Appeared in 18 games during sophomore season, starting on 16 occasions ... made 13 starts at shortstop and three at second base ... hit .162 (6-for-37) with 10 runs scored and three RBIs ... tied for second on the team in runs scored ... ranked third on the team with eight walks, posting a .340 on-base percentage ... went 2-for-3 with a walk, a stolen base and two runs scored in Feb. 8 win over Fordham ... connected on RBI triple as part of 2-for-3, 2-run performance in win over Bethune-Cookman Feb. 29 ... drew a pair of walks and scored two runs the next day in win at Stetson ... reached base twice in March 6 win over Niagara, going 1-for-2 with a run scored, an RBI and a hit by pitch ... drew three walks, including a bases-loaded free pass, March 7 against North Carolina A&T, tying for third-most in a single game in program history.

2019: Saw action in 46 games for Valpo as a freshman, starting 45 times ... started 24 times at shortstop, 13 as the designated player, six at first base and two at third base ... hit .252 (33-for-131) with 16 runs scored and 16 RBIs ... posted nine multi-hit games and scored multiple runs on four occasions ... debuted Feb. 8 against Stephen F. Austin, driving in a run with a sacrifice fly ... picked up first career hit Feb. 22 against Delaware State and scored two runs in the win as well ... went 2-for-2 with two runs scored and an RBI in March 1 win over Wagner which was suspended and finished two days later ... picked up hits in all four tournament games at Charlotte March 1-3 to start seven-game hitting streak ... also picked up multiple hits, including a double, in tournament finale against Wagner March 3 ... went 1-for-2 with an RBI in win over NC State March 5 ... picked up multiple hits in consecutive games against Southern Illinois March 23-24, including a double in each contest ... had a big game in April 3 win at UIC, going 2-for-3 with two runs scored, two RBIs, two walks and her first career home run ... delivered pair of hits April 9 at Loyola ... went 2-for-4 in series-opening win against Indiana State April 19, including a walk-off single in the bottom of the 7th ... followed with two runs scored in victory over the Sycamores in middle game of series the next day ... closed regular season May 4 with 2-for-3 effort against Illinois State ... had a game to remember in MVC Tournament opener May 8 against Evansville, going 4-for-4 with two RBIs in Valpo's win over the Purple Aces ... tied an MVC Tournament single-game record with her four hits ... was the first 4-for-4 effort in an MVC Tournament game since 2015 ... also marked Valpo's first-ever four-hit performance by an individual in a conference tournament game.

Prep: Played at Lockport Township H.S. ... a Second Team All-State honoree as a senior ... earned multiple First Team All-Area honors in her final season ... hit .477 as a senior with 49 runs scored and 37 RBIs ... posted a .559 on-base percentage and a .734 slugging percentage ... a Second Team All-Area selection as a junior ... hit .451 as a junior with 51 runs scored and 17 RBIs ... helped squad to a sectional finals berth ... played travel for the Bulls/Sox Academy.